.mime

File Type Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extension IconMulti-Purpose Internet Mail Extension
File Format Standard (developed by The Internet Engineering Task Force)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Encoding used for e-mail messages and attachments that include 8-bit data or other characters besides the standard US character set; supports 8-bit content instead of the normal 7-bit messages normally sent via e-mail.

MIME files may often be decoded with a file decompression utility if not recognized by the e-mail program.

More commonly seen with a .MIM extension.

Open With
Windows

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows

IconCorel WinZip

IconMicrosoft Outlook

macOS

IconSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac

IconMicrosoft Outlook for Mac

IconApple Mail

Unix

IconKMail

Updated 2007
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